Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Total of 10 hours per week.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Christopher Marshall
|Subject Overview:||This subject examines the principles and practice of collection management. Issues examined include the role of the registration department; manual and computer cataloguing procedures; the practical and ethical issues raised by accessioning and deaccessioning policies; the role of codes of ethics in collection management. The subject also addresses the theory and practice of exhibition interpretation and design, including an introduction to catalogue research and publication, exhibition budgeting, public relations and related business skills.|
|Assessment:||A 1000 word acquisition report 25% (due during semester), a 1500 interpretative text 25% (due during semester) and 2500 word exhibition proposal 50% (due during examination period).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis) |
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